Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum)

Member profile

Elise Polak

Organization: FAO
Country: Italy

Research associate

Elise started working for the FSN Forum in 2016 and is responsible for supporting the expansion of the Forum’s activities by developing FSN Forum knowledge products. In addition, she carries out research on food security and nutrition subjects in order to help prepare and inform FSN Forum activities. 

She holds a Master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from Leiden University and a Bachelor’s degree in International Development Studies from Wageningen University, for which she followed courses at the University of São Paulo.

Before joining the FSN Forum team, Elise worked with various international development cooperation organizations and NGOs.